"COLT NAVY CONVERSION REVOLVER. SN 61638. Cal. 38 CF. Fine Navy conversion with 7-1/2" octagon bbl, New York City address with Richards-Mason style ejector rod housing with bull's eye half moon ejector rod head. Bottom of bbl is stamped "R.W.M." and an anchor. Outside diameter of cylinder has serial number "4111" with last three digits of the matching serial number on rear face of cylinder. It has the 2-line patent dates, partially stamped over "COLT'S PATENT" which is over a tiny "U.S." It has large rounded iron trigger guard & backstrap with 1-pc walnut grip. Buttstrap has "USN" with stars. CONDITION: Very fine, all matching except wedge which is unnumbered. Bbl retains 80-85% orig blue, strong & bright on sides and bottom. Cylinder retains 75-80% thin orig blue mixed with medium patina and retains 60-70% Ormsby Naval battle scene. Frame retains about 70% strong case colors, mostly on sides with recoil shields turned dark. Hammer retains about all of its orig case colors on sides with edges turned dark. Grip frame is a blue/brown patina. Grip has worn edges with nicks & dings but is sound with a hand worn patina. Mechanics are fine, strong bright bore with moderate pitting. 4-31218 JR403 (5,000-8,000)"
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